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Sudan junta shuts down Internet to cover-up horrific human rights violations

9th of January protest in Sudan.(Source: Uzaz Elshami’s twitter account) Following the massacre of peaceful protesters at a sit-in near the Army Headquarters in Khartoum on June 2nd, Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) began restricting internet connectivity throughout the country. By June 4th, the country’s internet connection was completely shutdown. Despite this, protesters called for […]

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WSIS Forum 2013 - Multi-Stakeholder approach to Governance of the Internet (ICANN). Courtesy ITU/Claudio Montesano Casillas

Call for Applications: Researching Internet Policy for Advocacy in MENA

Knowledge about Internet policy and governance in the MENA region isn’t easy to come by. While facts and figures about Internet penetration and social media usage exist, it is exceptionally difficult to find well-documented, rigorous analysis about how legal and technical frameworks are affecting the way people in the region exercise their rights online. Over […]

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Logging on in Zaatari: Part II

What Syrian refugees in Zaatari are doing online Mike Pizzi is on a Fulbright research grant to Jordan, where he is studying Internet access and social media use in refugee communities. The following is the second installment in a two-part report on Internet use in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp. He can be reached at Michael.W.Pizzi@gmail.com. In […]

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